Posted 9 years ago
This is a stunner, and it is the most photogenic piece of glass that I own. This was made by Loetz for Robert Medeu & Co., Berlin, between 1902-1904. The shape is Com. 1335/7. It is described in the musterschnitte as "Violett m. Silberstreifen u. Silberpunkten", also known in Loetz circles as "Streifen und Flecken". At first I was certain it was Kralik (as a lot of you already saw in my original post), and thanks to Tony I am convinced it is Loetz. I thought Kralik because of the dark amethyst ground, but Loetz did use this color in some pieces, and the comparison between the actual piece and the drawing in the book on p. 368 clinches it. That also explains the perfect circular spots, rather than the oval silver ones with irregular edges seen on my green one, which I am convinced is Kralik. OK, doing my "happy dance" now.